• Short Summary

    FORMER PRESIDENT JOSE MARIA VELASCO IBARRA IS ALMOST CERTAIN TO BECOME ECUADOR'S HEAD OF STATE FOR A FIFTH TERM, ACCORDING TO UNOFFICIAL RESULTS OF LAST SUNDAY'S ELECTIONS, QUOTED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    FORMER PRESIDENT JOSE MARIA VELASCO IBARRA IS ALMOST CERTAIN TO BECOME ECUADOR'S HEAD OF STATE FOR A FIFTH TERM, ACCORDING TO UNOFFICIAL RESULTS OF LAST SUNDAY'S ELECTIONS, QUOTED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

    THE 74-YEAR-OLD VETERAN POLITICIAN WAS CONGRATULATED ON HIS SUCCESS BY PRESIDENT OTTO AROSEMENA AFTER THE UNOFFICIAL COUNT SHOWED HE HAD A MARGIN OF 17,000 VOTES OVER HIS NEAREST RIVAL, LIBERAL SOCIALIST LEADER, ANDRES CORDOVA.

    ABOUT 1,000,000 PEOPLE VOTED IN THE ELECTIONS IN THE PACIFIC COAST NATION, THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS BY POPULAR SUFFRAGE SINCE 1960. SENOR VELASCO, WHO LEADS THE VELASCQUIST PARTY, IS EXPECTED TO FORM A COALITION CABINET.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2NOSYUN5A368TER32Y5919PRX
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NOSYUN5A368TER32Y5919PRX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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